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Boko Haram fighters kill another army commander

The Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a military location at Kareto village in the Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State, killing the Commanding Officer of 158 Battalion, and an undisclosed number of soldiers.

Troops kill Boko Haram terrorist

Troops have rescued two women and six children from Boko Haram terrorists as they laid ambush on fleeing members of the insurgents in Gwadala village, Borno State.

Five soldiers killed as Boko Haram engage troops in Borno

Five soldiers of Operation Lafiya Dole were killed on Friday in a fierce battle with Boko Haram terrorists during an attack on the military base in Magumeri in Borno State.
Tukur Buratai

General Buratai: Army pushing hard to stabilise North East

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has said that the Nigerian Army in collaboration with the Multi-National Joint Task Force is pushing hard to ensure stabilility in the Northern part of Borno.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief urges personnel to maintain discipline, battle-readiness

Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged officers and men to maintain discipline and combat-readiness always to be able to end insurgency and banditry in the country.
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Embassy: 102 Nigerians in Chad’s prisons

The Embassy of Nigeria in Chad on Friday said no fewer than 102 Nigerians were in the country’s prisons, serving varying jail terms.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”

Metele attack: Nigerian Army confirms 23 soldiers killed, 31 others injured

The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that it lost 23 personnel to the attack by the Islamic State of West African Province terrorists, who attacked the 157 Battalion in Metele in northern Borno on November 18.
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Muhammadu Buhari meets with service chiefs over killing of soldiers

Worried by the killing of 44 soldiers by Boko Haram last Sunday during an attack on a military base in Metele, Borno State, near the Nigeria – Chad boarder, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, summoned an emergency meeting with the Service Chiefs.

Soldiers’ killings: Muhammadu Buhari sends Mansur Dan-Ali to Chad for emergency security meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched the Minister of Defence, retired Brig-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali, to Chad for an emergency meeting with the Chadian President, Idris Deby, on the deterioration of security at the Nigeria–Chad border.

Sadiq Abubakar lists how Operation Green Sweep degrades insurgents in northeast

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.

Tukur Buratai meets Nigerian Army top brass over insecurity

Also to be discussed at the 4-day conference is the issue of militancy in the Niger Delta, kidnapping, insecurity across the country violent crimes 2019,
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Nigerian military claims ‘normalcy restored’ after Boko Haram attack

Nigeria's military on Sunday said it had restored order after Boko Haram fighters took control of a town in the country's remote northeast, sparking fears about the group's resurgence.
5 President Buhari participates at the Joint ECOWAS-ECCAS Heads of State and Government Summit on Peace, Security, Stability and Fight against Terrorism and Violent Extremism in Lome, Togo on 30th July 2018

President Buhari calls for increased collaboration to check insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Lome made a strong appeal for inter-regional collaboration on maritime security, the fight against terrorism and other crimes through effective border control.

Defence chief visits wounded troops in Chad

Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has visited wounded troops engaged in the war against Boko Haram insurgents in Lake Chad region.

Minister: Boko Haram can no longer stage organised operations in Nigeria

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali has said the counter insurgency operations against Boko Haram have rendered the terrorist group incapable of launching organized attacks.

Nigerian Army: Joint efforts from border countries will secure Lake Chad basin

The Nigerian Army said that joint efforts from countries on the borders of the Lake Chad Basin would ensure security and route out common enemy – Boko Haram.

Insurgency, climate change challenges to Lake Chad Basin development

The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) has listed insurgency, climate change, and non payment of annual contributions as challenges to full implementation of its programmes in the region.

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